A Gateway Mine employee demonstrates the operation of a mine vehicle during an open house. Peabody's operations routinely conduct community tours, field days, educational programs and appreciation events.
Peabody recognizes Arbor Day with a number of greening projects at its U.S. Operations, such as helping spruce up the community park in Coello, Ill.
Students at the Singleton Public School in New South Wales transform a concrete courtyard into 13 lush vegetable and flower gardens as part of an educational initiative funded by Peabody.
A community sponsorship from Peabody Energy Australia helps the CQ RESCUE helicopter service perform lifesaving work in Queensland communities.
Employees and family members annually contribute to Peabody’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure team in St. Louis, raising thousands of dollars toward research for a cure for breast cancer.
Surfers from Southern Mines Rescue and Peabody's Metropolitan Mine wrap up the longboard competition in the 2011 Southern Collieries Surf Classic, which has raised more than AU$160,000 over the past five years.
Peabody Energy helped make possible the rebirth of the Opera House at Henry Kiel Auditorium. The historic St. Louis performing arts and cultural center reopens in fall 2011 as the Peabody Opera House.
Employees from Peabody’s Midwest operations volunteer their time and energy each year in removing debris and trash from the banks of the Ohio River, in a partnership with Living Lands and Waters.